Pilgrim Nation presented by Bart Jan Vesterduin and Paco Bustros Leon. (Photo: Jerry Van Bakel)
November is the month par excellence in the United States soccer. Baseball season is over Thanksgivingwhich always falls on the fourth Thursday of November, is the traditional day soccer It is being considered. Therefore, this month, there is great interest in this sport in the nation of pilgrims. Pilgrim Nation is a monthly program about American sports with a Leiden twist.
Hosts Bart Jan Westerduin and Paco Busteros León kick off the broadcast with Erin Matson, who was a virtual guest on Pilgrim Nation in April of this year. She instantly became a national champion in her first season as head coach of the UNC hockey team.
Then it’s time to get the latest news from college basketball and especially college football. In college football it is Rivalry Weekend, the final round of regular competition. since ‘ArchBefore the playoffs are fully decided, the matches are definitely important, which will make the rivalry even more intense. We then focus on the impact of new French star Victor Wimpanyama on the NBA, the remarkable return of Chet Holmgren and the new Cup championship.
In the third quarter it’s time to College traditionsThis time it’s the story of the Sooners and Boomers at the University of Oklahoma.
From college football to the NFL is a small step. Almost two-thirds of the season has now been played. Clear favorites emerge, and what is particularly striking are several midfielders who have been injured. It represents nearly a billion dollars and is therefore in breach.
Moreover, disappointing teams and surprises Black horses. Which players and coaches stand out and which disappoint. The next broadcast will be on December 20, 2023, when it will become clear who will be eligible for the Super Bowl this season.
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